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Last Updated: Wednesday, 21 April, 2004, 10:28 GMT 11:28 UK
Senna retrospective
Ayrton Senna celebrates second place in his Toleman-Hart in the 1984 Monaco Grand Prix
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Senna made his Grand Prix debut for Toleman in 1984, impressing with a stunning drive to second place in Monaco
Ayrton Senna in his Lotus-Renault in 1985
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Senna's ambition led him in 1985 to Lotus, where he won six races in three years
Ayrton Senna in the 1988 McLaren-Honda MP4-4
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Senna moved to McLaren in 1988, winning his first world title with eight victories in 16 races
Ayrton Senna in the cockpit of his McLaren
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Senna was driven by an overpowering will to win, which drove him to extremes never seen before in Formula One
Ayrton Senna celebrates one of his five victories in the Belgian Grand Prix
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Senna stood on the top step of the podium 41 times in his career - including five victories in the Belgian Grand Prix
Ayrton Senna holds Alain Prost's arm aloft after the Frenchman beat him in the 1988 Australian Grand Prix
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Senna and Prost were the bitterest rivals Formula One has known - but held each other's ability in the highest respect
Ayrton Senna crashes his McLaren into Alain Prost's Ferrari at 160mph at the start of the 1990 Japanese Grand Prix
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Senna allowed his battle with Prost to cloud his judgement, leading to a number of infamous incidents
Ayrton Senna on his way to victory in his McLaren-Ford in the 1993 Monaco Grand Prix
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Senna was never more superior than at Monaco, where his record of six victories still stands
Ayrton Senna on his way to pole position at the 1994 Brazilian Grand Prix
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Senna was expected to dominate in 1994, but his Williams had design problems at the start of the season
Ayrton Senna's Williams-Renault is hit by Nicola Larini's Ferrari at the first corner of the 1994 Pacific Grand Prix after being knocked off the track by Mika Hakkinen's McLaren-Peugeot
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Two non-finishes in the first two races of 1994 left Senna 20 points behind Michael Schumacher
Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher, Gerhard Berger and Damon Hill early in the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix
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Senna's Williams leads as the field tours around behind the safety car in the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix
Ayrton Senna's wrecked Williams at Imola on 1 May 1994
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The wreckage of Senna's Williams at Imola on 1 May 1994 after the Brazilian lost control through the Tamburello curve
Fans and mourners at Ayrton Senna's grave in Morumbi cemetery in Salo Paulo
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Senna's grave in Sao Paulo still attracts fans eager to pay tribute to a man who was a sporting icon around the world
Viviane Senna, head of the Ayrton Senna foundation
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Senna's sister Viviane has continued his charity work helping disadvantaged children in their native Brazil




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